UW Bioengineering is proud of all our faculty, staff and students, and the many awards they earn for their work in teaching, mentoring and improving lives through bioengineering research and innovations.

Faculty Award Highlights

  • 29 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows
  • 13 members of the Washington State Academy of Sciences
  • 14 past and current UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • Six members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Six AAAS Fellows
  • Five National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Student Award Highlights

  • 18 current National Science Foundation Fellows
  • Four Fulbright Student Fellows, one Gates Cambridge Scholar, one Rhodes Scholar, one Luce Scholar, and nine Goldwater Scholars as of 2020
  • 8 Levinson Emerging Scholar awards
  • Multiple awards from NASA Space Grant
  • Multiple awards in business plan competitions from UW Foster School of Business
  • Fellowships from American Heart Association and Washington Research Foundation
  • More Amgen Scholars than any other UW department; 31 since 2007
  • Over 400 Mary Gates Scholarships

Featured Awards and Recognition

  • Ayokunle Olanrewaju

Ayokunle Olanrewaju receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

June 12th, 2024|

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awarded UW Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Ayokunle (Ayo) Olanrewaju with the Beckman Young Investigator Award. The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program offers research funding to highly [...]

  • 2024 UW BioE Awards

UW Bioengineering Awards 2024

June 7th, 2024|

During the 2024 Bioengineering Capstone Gala, 12 students, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and staff were recognized for their dedication and contributions to the UW Bioengineering community. Research Awards Research Award: Staff [...]

  • UW BioE Husky 100

Six Bioengineering students named to 2024 Husky 100

May 8th, 2024|

UW named six Bioengineering students as a part of the 2024 Husky 100. This accolade is presented to exceptional juniors, seniors and graduate students who have made significant contributions both within the University and [...]

  • Princess Imoukhede and Patrick M. Boyle

Patrick Boyle and Princess Imoukhuede receive 2024 ITHS Awards

January 9th, 2024|

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Patrick Boyle and Bioengineering Professor and Chair Princess Imoukhuede have each received grants from the Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS). Boyle received a $50,000 New Interdisciplinary Academic Partnership award [...]